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Takeko Yokoyama Todo Interview

Date: June 9, 2015
Location: Seattle, Washington
Videographer: Dana Hoshide
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1000-430
01:46:43
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Nisei female. Born April 3, 1927, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, where father was a truck driver and mother was a Japanese language school teacher. During World War II, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to finish high school in Ohio and work as a schoolgirl. Eventually returned to Seattle and established a career as a stockbroker.
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Description of siblings Segment 1 of 21 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Parents' family backgrounds Segment 2 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Description of childhood home Segment 3 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Memories of neighborhood growing up Segment 4 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Mother's prewar work as a Japanese language school teacher Segment 5 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Community activities and events Segment 6 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Attending elementary school Segment 7 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor in a convenience store Segment 8 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington The aftermath of December 7th: leaving school, restrictions, storing belongings Segment 9 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington First impressions of the Puyallup Assembly Center Segment 10 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Preoccupations of young people in camp Segment 11 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Attending camp reunions Segment 12 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington The layout of the Puyallup Assembly Center Segment 13 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington The train ride to Minidoka Segment 14 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Deciding to leave camp to work as a schoolgirl Segment 15 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Attending school in Ohio as the only Japanese American Segment 16 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Working for the Boy Scouts of America Segment 17 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Turning down a full scholarship for college Segment 18 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Returning home and reuniting with family Segment 19 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Getting a job at a brokerage firm Segment 20 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Becoming a stockbroker Segment 21 of 21 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history